Gaelic football: physical characteristics, training programmes, and a fitness test battery

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Michael Mullane with Anthony Turner and Chris Bishop

Gaelic football is a high-intensity Irish sport which requires a wide range of sporting abilities. In this article, we present the demands of participating in the sport and provide a testing battery, alongside a method of presenting these data. Training recommendations have also been provided in order to enhance performance and reduce injury risk in Gaelic football players.

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